[CentOS] OMG! Microsoft patents sudo! Linux and MacOS dead!

Paul Bijnens Paul.Bijnens at xplanation.com
Thu Nov 12 15:13:17 UTC 2009


On 2009-11-12 14:55, Robert wrote:
> 
> Akemi Yagi wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 5:27 AM, Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com> wrote:
>>   
>>> At Thu, 12 Nov 2009 21:07:15 +0800 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>>>     
>>   
>>>> http://blogs.computerworld.com/15082/omg_microsoft_patents_sudo_linux_and_macos_dead?source=CTWNLE_nlt_dailyam_2009-11-12
>>>>       
>>> Is this for real?  Blogs.computerworld.com seems to be down/dead/broken
>>> database...
>>>     
>> Try Groklaw:
>>
>> http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20091111094923390

Do I have a deja-vu?  Somewere 2 years ago, there was a similar discussion,
like:

  http://boycottnovell.com/2007/05/04/sudo-patent/

Just curious how such an "old" news item can suddenly be hot again,
as if it happened yesterday?


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